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Built By Heroes

There are 21.8 million veterans of the U.S. armed forces according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Those are men and women who drop everything to protect the country, and have to pick back up where they left off when they return. Re-assimilating and finding work can be a difficult task for many, but there are companies out there who [...]

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Healthy Lunchbox Recipes

Lunchtime can become routine. Whether you are packing the school and work lunches, or just trying to keep things interesting at home, put aside the cold cuts and start thinking outside the lunchbox! Each recipe below is great on-the-go for kids or grown ups. Here are a few healthy ways to spice up that lunch hour, as always, organic [...]

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Pump Up The Flavor - With Herbs!

If you’ve done the work to raise a productive herb garden, it’s time to reap the benefits. Herbs can be costly at the grocery store, but require little money or effort to grow them in containers at home. It’s fun to set up a few containers in a sunny spot and add some of your favorites like basil, mint, [...]

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Get Your Garden Blooming with Butterflies

In the heat of late summer, when your garden blooms begin to fade, a great way to punch up the color is by cultivating a lively butterfly garden. There are tons of beautiful shrubs and flowers that attract these colorful pollinators. With the right environment, you can create a buzzing garden from early spring to fall. Here are some [...]

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Yes, please! Homemade Lemonade and Sun Tea

Simple Syrup Lemonade Lemonade is a classic, refreshing way to cool off in the heat of the relentless late summer. Serve it over ice, topped with a sprig of mint from your garden, or with a splash of your favorite liquor to create a fresh-squeezed citrus cocktail. This simple recipe is quick and easy to make. If you have kids [...]

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Bloody Mary Mix From the Garden

It’s tomato season and if you’re lucky, your garden is probably overrun with these bright, juicy bites of summertime. You can always slice and eat them with a sprinkle of salt — like a true tomato purist. However, if you are looking for a way to spice up your heirloom tomato crop we suggest you [...]

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Furniture Made For Memories

In Gainesville, Georgia there's a little restaurant called the Big Bear Cafe, known for being the oldest railroad depot cafe still operating. In it you'll find cafe-style tables and chairs made of southern red oak that have withstood the test of time and are still in everyday use after 30 years. They were made by [...]

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A Lesson on Civility from the Father of Our Country

Whether your home training included boarding school or farm duty, there are a few rules of civility and decent behavior you should have picked up along the way. However, if after all these years you still get butterflies when faced with a social situation, don’t fret. This book of 110 rules — transcribed by George [...]

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Top 10 Father's Day Gifts from Shop P. Allen

Don’t get caught empty handed this Father’s Day! Step up to the plate with a gift Dad will really like on June 21. Think of all the gifts he’s given you over the years. Whether they were hand-me-down power tools, nuggets of dad wisdom or countless lunches at your favorite restaurant, his greatest gift will [...]

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Water in Color

New Water Colors Collection Garden Hoses by P. Allen Smith Take the work out of watering your garden and inject a little color with P. Allen Smith’s Water Colors Collection of garden hoses. These dazzling hoses are not your average watering devices. Liberate your garden by tossing out your old hose — along with the hot afternoons of pulling, [...]

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